Quotes by C. Chesterfield

Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds

C. Chesterfield

Other Great Authors

When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.

Helen Rowland

When you say you are in love with humanity, you are well satisfied with yourself.

Luigi Pirandello

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.

Roosevelt, Eleanor

The elective system ... offered a bewildering freedom of choice, leaving some graduates with the impression that they had nibbled at dozens of canaps of knowledge and never had their fill.

Ted Morgan

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.

George Best

If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn't jump with them, I'd be at the bottom to catch them.

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I think that I shall never seeA poem lovely as a tree.

Joyce Kilmer, Trees poem, 1914 »

Quoting the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce »